The Banks O' Cree and Other Poems by Isa CowanThe Banks O' Cree and Other Poems by Isa Cowan

The Banks O' Cree and Other Poems

byIsa Cowan

Paperback | July 8, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...we or he a change may know; And long may he Christ's cause proclaim--"Tis better far than wealth or fame. He sees our wants,--they are his care; And now another house of prayer Conspicuous stands among the trees, Kissed by the light, fanned by the breeze. There, on the blessed Sabbath day, The little ones will wend their way, With teachers dear, to point the road That leads to glory and to God. With bounteous hand and generous heart The donors nobly did their part. May health and plenty still be theirs, And freedom from this world's cares; May all a pattern take by them, And make our Church a beauteous gem; May the slanderer's tongue ne'er defile the wall Of that sacred place, or its Mission Hall! Our noble Church, like a giant bold, Stands proudly, as it did of old, When its sacred truths were trampled down Under a despot's blood-stained crown. Firmly God's faithful servants stood; They feared not fire, sword, nor flood; On the mountain steep, by its rocky wall, They made a glorious Mission Hall. ON THE OPENING OF A NEW MISSION HALL. 93 There are lands, far from our island home, Where the Gospel light hath never shone; There men and maidens, youth and age, Are strangers to each sacred page. With generous heart and willing hand Let us help that poor benighted band, That, when they hear God's mighty call, They may soar to His blood-bought Mission Hall. When we meet in our new-built house of prayer, May peace and love unite us there; And may the blessed truths we here Prepare us for a brighter sphere! When our frail barque sinks in the world's dark tide, May Christ, the Lord, still be our guide; On the waves of light may we rise and fall, Till we stand in His glorious Mission Hall! LINES ON THE DEATH OF SAMUEL WHITE. A young man of weak intellect,...
Title:The Banks O' Cree and Other PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217570860

ISBN - 13:9780217570862